As we move closer to election day, OMEP Aotearoa supports its members to carefully consider what will be the best choices for early childhood education and the rights of the child.
When considering each Party's statements, other frameworks you may like to keep in mind are:
- Commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi:
“It recognises both the tino rangatiratanga of Māori and the kawanatanga of the Crown in the design and delivery of the education system, and acknowledges the vital interest of whānau, hāpu, and iwi in the system’s effectiveness for Māori.”
- Commitment to the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (1992), and the New Zealand Human Rights Act 1993:
We would like to share the following links, from our fellow organisations in Aotearoa New Zealand, who are equally focussed upon children’s best interests in policy.